Andy Panko

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Andy Panko
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Panko, playing for Unicaja Málaga, in 2013.
Fuerza Regia
Position Small forward / Power forward
League LNBP
Personal information
Born (1977-11-29) November 29, 1977 (age 40)
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school Bishop McDevitt
(Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)
College Lebanon Valley (1995–1999)
NBA draft 1999 / Undrafted
Playing career 1999–present
Career history
1999–2001 New Mexico Slam
2001 Atlanta Hawks
2001–2002 Basket Napoli
2002–2003 Dakota Wizards
2003 Casademont Girona
2003 Gigantes de Carolina
2003–2004 Casademont Girona
2004–2005 Caja San Fernando
2005–2006 Bilbao Basket
2006 PAOK Thessaloniki
2007 Bilbao Basket
2007–2012 San Sebastián Gipuzkoa
2012 Panathinaikos
2012–2013 Unicaja Málaga
2013–2015 Baloncesto Fuenlabrada
2015 Vaqueros de Bayamón
2015–2016 SLUC Nancy
2016 Vaqueros de Bayamón
2016–2017 Fuerza Regia
2017 Guaros de Lara
2017–present Fuerza Regia
Career highlights and awards

Andrew John Panko III (born November 29, 1977) is an American professional basketball player for Fuerza Regia of the Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional (LNBP). He is a 6'9" (2.06 m) tall small forward-power forward.[1]

College career[edit]

After playing high school basketball at Bishop McDevitt in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Panko played college basketball at Lebanon Valley College.

Professional career[edit]

Panko began his professional career in 1999 with the New Mexico Slam of the International Basketball League. He made his NBA debut with the Atlanta Hawks in 2001. He was named the Spanish ACB League MVP in 2012, while playing with San Sebastián Gipuzkoa.[2]

In July 2012, he signed with the Greek Basket League / EuroLeague club Panathinaikos.[3] In December 2012, he was traded to Unicaja Malaga for James Gist.[4] At the end of the season he left Unicaja.[5]

On August 14, 2013, Panko signed with Baloncesto Fuenlabrada for the 2013–14 season.[6] On July 29, 2014, he agreed with Fuenlabrada to play one more season.[7] On May 30, 2015, he signed with Vaqueros de Bayamón of Puerto Rico for the rest of the 2015 BSN season.[8]

On July 17, 2015, Panko signed with French club SLUC Nancy Basket for the 2015–16 season.[9] On May 11, 2016, he re-joined the Vaqueros de Bayamón for the rest of the 2016 BSN season.[10]

On September 12, 2016, Panko signed with Mexican club Fuerza Regia.[11] He helped his team to win the 2016–17 LNBP championship.[12] On April 4, 2017, he signed with Guaros de Lara of Venezuela for the rest of the 2017 LPB season.[13] On July 27, 2017, he re-signed with Fuerza Regia for one more season.[14]

EuroLeague statistics[edit]

  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

2012–13 Panathinaikos 9 6 24.4 .473 .250 .563 4.8 1.7 .2 .1 9.2 8.9
2012–13 Unicaja Málaga 13 3 23.4 .275 .208 .667 3.2 .8 .3 .1 4.7 1.9
Career 22 9 23.8 .370 .225 .618 3.8 1.1 .3 .1 6.5 4.8

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

College career[edit]

Pro career[edit]


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